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Mountain Climber

The Mountain Climber is a total body exercise targeting the core, upper and lower bodies. It boosts heart rate, strengthens muscles, burns fat, and improves stability and agility. A versatile move for any workout.
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Mountain Climber instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Start in a plank position, with your hands under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart.
2
Pull your right knee into your chest, keeping your foot off the ground.
3
Return your right foot to its starting position.
4
Repeat the same action with your left foot, pulling it into your chest.
5
Continue alternating between both feet, moving quickly as if 'climbing a mountain', and remember to keep your back flat and not curved.
Start in a plank position, with your hands under your shoulders and your feet hip-width apart.
Pull your right knee into your chest, keeping your foot off the ground.
Return your right foot to its starting position.
Repeat the same action with your left foot, pulling it into your chest.
Continue alternating between both feet, moving quickly as if 'climbing a mountain', and remember to keep your back flat and not curved.
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